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Adalbert Kuhn '''Franz Felix Adalbert Kuhn''' (November 19, 1812 – May 5, 1881) was a German philologist and folklorist. Kuhn was born in Chojna|Königsberg in Brandenburg's Neumark region. From 1841 he was connected with the Köllnisches Gymnasium at Berlin, of which he was appointed director in 1870. Kuhn was the founder of a new school of comparative mythology, based upon comparative philology. Inspired by Jakob Grimm's ''Deutsche Mythologie'', he first devoted himself to German stories and legends, and published ''Märkische Sagen und Märchen'' (1842), ''Norddeutsche Sagen, Märchen und Gebräuche'' (1848), and ''Sagen, Gebräuche und Märchen aus Westfalen'' (1859). But it is on Kuhn's researches into the language and history of the Proto-Indo-Europeans|Indo-Germanic peoples as a whole that his reputation is...
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wilhelm geiger , ernst kuhn, ernst wilhelm adalbert kuhn , christian bartholomae , hermann ethé, karl friedrich geldner, paul horn, abraham valentine williams jackson , ferdinand justi , theodor nöldeke , albert socin, franz heinrich weissbach , edward william west , karl germanovich salemann
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